Brown, Mary V
Title:
Associate Professor - Community Health
Office:
HP 101u
Phone:
(801) 863-7398
Fax:
(801) 863-7082
Mail Code:
170
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Last Updated: 8/27/14 -

Associate  Professor

Educational Background:
Ph.D., Health Promotion & Education, University of Utah
Master of Science, Community Health Education, certificate in Gerontology, Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Science, Community Health Education, Brigham Young University
Associate of Science, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, California 
 

Classes I teach:
Health 1100--Personal Health and Wellness
Health 2400--Concepts of Stress Management
Health 3240--Women's Health
Health 3260--Modifying Health Behaviors
Health 4050--Foundations of Health Education
Health 4140--Assessment & Planning Health Programs
Health 4160--Implementation & Evaluation
4700--Capstone (Professional Development)

Research Interests:
Stress, coping skills, walking, active learning, healthy vending machine options.

Awards:
Outstanding Educator, Alumni Association, UVU, 2014
Outstanding Educator, Alumni Association, UVU, 2009
Adjunct Instructor of the Year, School of Science & Health, UVSC, 2002
Nominated for Adjunct Instructor of the Year, 2007, 2001.

Certifications:
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
Adult Development and Aging (Gerontology)

 Publications:

Brown, M.V., Flint, M., Fuqua, J. (in press). The effects of a nutrition education intervention on vending machine sales on a university campus.  Journal of American College Health, 62(7)

Brown, M.V. (2011).  The stresses of hospice volunteer work.  American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 28(3), 188-192.

Brown, M.V. (2011).  How they cope: A qualitative study of the coping skills of hospice volunteers.  American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 28(6), 398-402.

Professional Organizations:
Society of Public Health Educators (SOPHE)
Utah Public Health Association (UPHA)
Health Education Association of Utah (HEAU)

Volunteer Work:
President, Health Education Association of Utah (2012-2014)
Inspiration Hospice & Hospice Specialists (inactive)